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Green Sturgeon

Order Acipenseriformes  Sturgeons—Family Acipenseridae Green sturgeon caught by Matty at the McNear Pier in 2006 Species: Acipenser medirostris (Ayres, 1854); from the Latin words Acipenser (bony cartilage), medi (moderate), and rostris  (snout). Alternate Names: Golden sturgeon. Called esturión verde in Mexico. Identification: Green sturgeon have streamlined, shark-like bodies with a pointed head that is longer [...]